Profit, people, and the planet are the three key pillars of sustainability.
We all know them as economic, environmental, and social pillars of sustainability.
If we balance these three pillars, we get a sustainable environment.
However, we don’t always get to do it our way.
The reason for that lays in many existing problems involved with our key pillars.
These issues are preventing us from going GREEN.
Let us tell you more about these issues.
Poverty is one of the main society issues of today.
Poverty has become the world’s greatest problem not just in terms of sustainability.
Recent estimates for global poverty are that 9.2% of the world, or 689 million people, live in extreme poverty, on $1.90 or less a day, according to the World Bank.
People are fighting to live through their daily lives.
We don’t expect them to care about humanity since humanity isn’t taking care of them.
That’s one of the reasons why poverty has an impact on sustainability.
We have impoverished communities, unaware of the errant.
They use natural resources in harmful ways, such as forest wood and soil.
In that way they are continuing the destructive cycle that spirals the environment further downward.
We can start creating 100% sustainability when we end poverty.
The whole world could run only on renewables by 2050.
Only if we take care of people first.
Then people will take care of Earth.
Sustainability can’t exist if waste is not controlled.
We waste money on things we don’t need.
Resources are wasted when materials are thrown away.
We throw everything we don’t need, regardless if it’s good for the environment or not.
The good thing is that we can make that go away.
If we start saving, and carefully think about what we’re buying, we will contribute to a sustainable future.
On the other hand, actual waste on landfills has significant environmental impacts.
We all know that landfills generate methane, which is a potent greenhouse gas.
Methane release must be controlled.
As we all know, methane leads to air pollution that causes death and lung disease.
Waste is not managed in the right way, since we are surrounded with millions of pounds of garbage.
Our oceans are full of plastic that is damaging our ecosystem.
Plastic waste we see everywhere is not biodegradable.
We don’t want plastic to outlive us.
Waste management is an evolving field and everyone should educate themselves on it.
We need to come closer to ending it completely.
3. Natural Resources in the Supply Chain
Natural resources are a key to the supply chain.
They are also the key for the environment.
The two main aspects that affect retail are the environmental impact of using raw materials and the risk of supply chain disruption.
Many people are unaware that natural resources sometimes have a negative impact on the environment.
Palm oil, for example.
Due to deforestation, palm oil from palm trees is extinguishing.
Killing animals leads to disruption in supply chains.
Some animal species are already extinguished.
Retailers are searching for a sustainable way to get to products like palm oil for example.
We are losing natural sources due to the supply chain.
That doesn’t mean we need to stop.
It means that we should start finding sustainable alternatives.
Natural resources are important since they don’t lead to pollutants or climate change.
But we must be aware some of it is still leading to bad conditions to the planet.
We must put a stop to it.
We Are Not Settling Down – Fight for sustainability is a fight for our planet
Fighting for sustainability means we are fighting for our planet.
It means we are not settling down for air pollution or climate change.
It’s a long fight, but the outcome is worth it.
We expect to cut down on emissions.
Waste issues will be resolved.
Natural resources won’t be damaging the environment no more.
Where there is humanity, there is chance.
Let’s go GREEN.
Let’s save the planet together!
Fight for sustainability now!